MacMillan Report on Cancers Hidden Price Tag

Filed under: Latest News - Posted on Monday, October 7th, 2013 @ 4:21 pm

Macmillan’s new research report reveals the sheer scale of the financial burden faced by people living with cancer*: Four out of five cancer patients lose £570 a month The cost of cancer is calculated as the loss of income and the additional costs experienced as a result of a person’s diagnosis: One in three lose […]

DWP to expand categories of cancer treatment under which claimants can be placed in ESA support group

Filed under: Latest News - Posted on Friday, March 1st, 2013 @ 11:39 am

DWP to expand categories of cancer treatment under which claimants can be placed in ESA support group New proposals add claimants awaiting, receiving or recovering from oral chemotherapy of less than six months, combined chemo-irradiation, or radiotherapy to prescribed sites 17 September, 2012 The DWP is to expand categories of cancer treatment under which claimants […]

No Relationship Between Head And Neck Cancer Tumor Site And Location Of Swallowing Dysfunction

Filed under: Latest News - Posted on Monday, September 25th, 2006 @ 3:10 pm

Over the past twenty years there has been a significant shift from surgery towards chemoradiation therapy as primary treatment for certain head and neck cancers. While primary chemoradiation allows many patients to avoid surgery and its concurring postoperative complications, it may be associated with significant post-treatment dysphagia, or difficulty in swallowing,  which can be debilitating […]

Tumor Fighters

Filed under: Latest News - Posted on Monday, September 4th, 2006 @ 6:40 pm

Source – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com Genetically Engineered Cells Can Transform Immune Cells Into Tumor Fighters In Humans A team of researchers has genetically engineered normal immune cells to become specialized tumor fighters, demonstrating for the first time that these engineered cells can persist in the body and shrink large tumors in humans. Two of the 17 people […]